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Luxury Beach Cottage Ireland Romantic Boyne Valley Hideaway

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Thatcher's Rest Cottage in Spring the bluebells, daffodils and tulips in bloom.

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Seabank cottage description

Featured by the Sunday Times Travel Magazine in their '50 Coolest Cottages in Britain and Ireland' This picture postcard spacious thatched holiday cottage recently renovated to the highest standard provides luxury accommodation for up to 6 people.

Stunning sea views from the big bay window complete with window seat.

Large open plan lounge with vaulted oak beamed ceiling, feature stone fireplace, solid oak flooring.

Fully fitted farmhouse pine kitchen (integrated electric oven and hob, microwave, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher) and breakfast bar.

Utility room (washing machine,tumble dryer) with separate WC.
Three bedrooms one master suite, one double and one twin en-suite.

Two luxury full sized bathrooms en-suite (walk in power showers, separate double ended baths, under floor heating, heated towel rails, fitted hair dryers) bathrobes, slippers and toiletries.

Gas fired central heating and double glazing throughout.

The master and twin bedrooms share a sunny west facing patio.

Thatcher's Rest is an exceptional location for your Irish self catering holiday at any time.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1670 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Gated by beach and road with organic gardens and play area with swings, treehouse and thatched wendy house makes The Cottages a haven for parents with children of any age. The is also a huge choice of family orientated activities in the area, see full details on our website....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Out door seating with ash pots to make life for smokers a little more comfortable....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Much as we love them we do have a no pets policy....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Idyllic hamlet like setting on the beach. Private, gated by beach and road. Easy Access Dublin City and Dublin Airport. Dublin Airport 20 Minutes,...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Toys

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Beachfront
              • Village:

                Located on the beach between the villages of Bettystown and Laytown...moreless

              • Water View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Gas Fireplace:

                Norwegian Jotul log effect feature fireplace....moreless

              • Internet:

                High speed 50MB efibre wifi available...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking:

                Private gated secure parking....moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available:

                Can be arranged on request at one of our local restaurants....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                European plunge coffee pot, the cottage does not have an electric coffee maker....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Fully equipped with a delightful Villeroy and Boche china service....moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Fan assisted oven....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Full compliment of pots, pans and oven wear. ...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove:

                Feature fireplace with Norwegian Jotul log effect stove giving you the comfort and ambience of a fire at the flick of a switch....moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf:

                Our local links golf course is just a mile away, with 40 addition courses within an hour's drive. East Coast of Ireland golf courses are an undiscovered treasure!...moreless

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional
                   

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                  3 night min stay
                  €390
                  €2,700 €8,000
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                  Notes:

                  Flexible arrival and departure dates, 3 night minimum rental.

                  Special Low Occupancy rates available for 4 people sharing.

                  Early Bird Discount 15% available until 28th February.

                  Booking deposit 1/3 of the rental payable on booking. Balance due 10 weeks in advance of arrival date. We require credit card details on arrival in place of a security deposit


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                  Location

                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Dublin
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Reddan's at The Neptune
                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Dublin
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Laytown Bettystown Golf Club
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Laytown Mainline station
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  M1 Motorway
                  800 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Relish
                  50 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Bettystown Laytown

                  Car: Recommended

                  Featured by the Sunday Times Travel Magazine in their “50 Coolest Cottages in Britain and Ireland”. Short listed by The Weather Channel’ in “UK and Ireland’s finest getaways”. The BBC & Lonely Planet 2013 Listed ‘The Boyne Valley’ in the Top 20 World History Destinations. The Irish Times “Top 10 Romantic Breaks”.

                  Superbly located for a dream holiday in Ireland whether for Golf, Fishing, Walking, Heritage or just to relax, this is the ideal get away location or extended holiday. The Cottages can be enjoyed by families, couples, honeymooners – any one who wants a break from the hustle and bustle of modern day living, experience an idyllic haven of peace in this private gated hamlet-like setting. Explore the Cottages Ireland with our video. Family friendly activities include, Newgrange Farm, Tayto Park,Dublin Zoo, Funtasia Water park.

                  There is ample opportunity to take advantage of many activities available in the area

                  Golfing – over 50 top golf courses within an hours drive

                  Fishing – superb game and sea fishing for experienced and novice alike

                  Equestrain centres

                  An abundance of Children’s Activity centres including Dublin Zoo, Newgrange Open Farm, Tayto Park, Water World & Funtasia

                  World Heritage Site of ‘Bru na Boinne’ Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth (Heritage Capital of Ireland) predating the Pyramids

                  Battle of the Boyne centre, with regular re-enactments

                  Slane Castle and Whiskey Distillery

                  Skerries restored Windmills, town and harbour

                  Ardgillan Castle & Parklands

                  Malahide Castle, Gardens, Avoca Restaurant, Food Fair, Home Centre and free Adventure Playground

                  Courtlough Clay pigeon shooting, Archery & Xtreme Sports Centre

                  Boyne Valley Activities Adventure Centre

                  Boyne Valley Food Series, Artisan Food Producers, Farmer’s Markets and Events

                  Piperstown Equestrian Centre

                  Drogheda on the Boyne Town Centre

                  Entertainment – Shops – Dining

                  Gardens – Eight celebrated open gardens

                  Dublin City – Theatres, Galleries, Museums, Guinness Brewery, Restaurants (excellent city transport service on the hour)

                  See our Attractions page for full details

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1908

                  About the owner: The Cottages have been in Liz's family since 1908, growing up here has made it an extra special place for us both. We both love to potter at The Cottages and are constantly adding features and extra touches to make our guests stay an extra special experience. Our prime aim is to create the holiday cottage we ourselves would like to find on our travels. We love to travel, play golf and garden. Roger is an Engineer and Liz is a Water colourist which creates the perfect balance. We completely renovated the property spending the 2 years remodeling, re-thatching and upgrading these wonderful 300 year old thatched cottages, making them state of the art but retaining their sense of tradition. Roger being an Engineer added the technical attention to detail that makes staying here such a comfort and joy.

                  Why the Owner Chose Seabank:
                  Come and explore the mysterious and ancient beauty of the Boyne Valley, just 20 minutes from Dublin Airport, this exclusive 300 year old thatched holiday cottage nestles on the beach front, in a 'gated' hamlet like setting on Ireland's East Coast. It offers luxury self catering accommodation in the peaceful and tranquil surroundings of large organic flower gardens. Superbly located for a dream Irish holiday whether for Golf Holidays, Fishing, Walking, Heritage or just to relax, this is the ideal get away location or extended holiday. Thatcher's Rest Cottage can be enjoyed by families, couples, honeymooners - any one who wants a break from the hustle and bustle of modern day living, experience an idyllic haven of peace in this private gated hamlet like setting. Lovingly renovated by owners Roger and Liz Pickett this luxury cottage provides an exceptionally high standard of self catering accommodation with stunning sea views and picturesque garden outlooks.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  The Cottages are gated by beach and road with a magical quality that charms all who stay, once through the gates you are in another world of calm and tranquility. Outside the gates there are a myriad of things to do and see, explore the mysterious and ancient beauty of the Boyne Valley or the vibrant beat of Dublin's heart. Excellent transport facilities gives easy 10 minute access to Drogheda on the Boyne our local town and to Dublin City which is just 40 minutes away by car, train or non-stop luxury coach service which runs on the hour.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french, We are happy to translate emails in any language.

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                  Photos

                  • Thatcher's Rest Cottage in Spring the bluebells, daffodils and tulips in bloom.

                    Thatcher's Rest Cottage in Spring the bluebells, daffodils and tulips in bloom.

                  • Thatcher's Rest Cottage open plan living room and kitchen

                    Thatcher's Rest Cottage open plan living room and kitchen

                  • Thatcher's Rest Cottage bay window with stunning sea view from the window seat.

                    Thatcher's Rest Cottage bay window with stunning sea view from the window seat.

                  • Beach view of the cottage gardens from Thatcher's Rest Cottage.

                    Beach view of the cottage gardens from Thatcher's Rest Cottage.

                  • Beach gardens, view from Thatcher's Rest Cottage

                    Beach gardens, view from Thatcher's Rest Cottage

                  • Famous annual Laytown Horse Races run under Jockey Club Rules in September.

                    Famous annual Laytown Horse Races run under Jockey Club Rules in September.

                  • Excellent Farmers Markets are held locally.

                    Excellent Farmers Markets are held locally.

                  • Thatcher's Rest luxury seaside cottage.

                    Thatcher's Rest luxury seaside cottage.

                  • Our local town Drogheda on the Boyne is just 10 minutes drive.

                    Our local town Drogheda on the Boyne is just 10 minutes drive.

                  • There are over 40 link and Parkland Golf courses within an hour's drive.

                    There are over 40 link and Parkland Golf courses within an hour's drive.

                  • The organic cottage gardens are a joy all year round.

                    The organic cottage gardens are a joy all year round.

                  • Hill walking accessible in the Coolie Mountains under an hours drive away.

                    Hill walking accessible in the Coolie Mountains under an hours drive away.

                  • The Cottages superb beachside location.

                    The Cottages superb beachside location.

                  • Bettystown, six miles of sandy beach, wonderful coastal walks.

                    Bettystown, six miles of sandy beach, wonderful coastal walks.

                  • High tide at Thatcher's Rest Cottage.

                    High tide at Thatcher's Rest Cottage.

                  • Family friendly, safe sandy beach.

                    Family friendly, safe sandy beach.

                  • Cottage gardens and children's thatched play house.

                    Cottage gardens and children's thatched play house.

                  • Private, gated pedestrian beach access.

                    Private, gated pedestrian beach access.

                  • Romantic beach side setting.

                    Romantic beach side setting.

                  • Ideal location for romantic breaks away.

                    Ideal location for romantic breaks away.

                  • Skerries Windmills and Malahide Castle are popular attractions in the area.

                    Skerries Windmills and Malahide Castle are popular attractions in the area.

                  • Excellent local seafood available to cook in or enjoy in our local restaurants.

                    Excellent local seafood available to cook in or enjoy in our local restaurants.

                  • Fishing on the river Boyne, or a fly fishing tutorial can be arranged.

                    Fishing on the river Boyne, or a fly fishing tutorial can be arranged.

                  • Roger, Liz and their Team look forward to welcoming you to your dream cottage.

                    Roger, Liz and their Team look forward to welcoming you to your dream cottage.

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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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